Chitradurga, Bellary Emerge As New RE Hotspots In Karnataka

Karnataka is among the leading renewable-rich states in India. It is also touted as one of the earliest adopters of green energy. As per the latest data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Karnataka ranks third in India when it comes to total solar capacities. Till April 2024, the southern Indian state […]

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Waaree Partners With IRCON To Supply Solar Modules To Karnataka

Indian renewable energy company Waaree Energies Limited today announced its partnership with IRCON Renewable Power Ltd. to supply over 200 MW of DCR category solar PV modules for Karnataka. IRCON Renewable Power Ltd., a subsidiary of the public sector undertaking IRCON International Ltd., is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for the setting up of a […]

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Karnataka’s Mega Solar Park Pavagada Set To Expand

The Karnataka Energy Department has decided to expand its sprawling solar parks in the state further. As per the latest information, the state energy department has decided to expand Pavagada Solar Park, one of the largest solar parks of Karnataka, further. As per the plan, the solar park in the state’s Tumkur district is set […]

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The Top 7 Solar Power Parks across the World

A list of the 7 largest solar parks in the world, four of which are located in India and the remaining three in China. Although an outsider right now, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai with a planned 5000 MW capacity could soon make its way to the top of the […]

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Karnataka’s Pavagada Reaches 1850 MW Milestone with 100MW Avaada Commissioning

The Pavagada Solar Park, a showpiece project for the Government of Karnataka as well as the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for its massive capacity (2050 MW) and  the way it managed all stakeholders including land owners, has just reached another milestone. Industry sources say that Avaada Energy has commissioned 100 MW at the park, taking […]

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Bescom Eyes Solar Power to Meet Bengaluru’s Surging Demand

The city consumes more than 50 percent of the power generated in Karnataka and the demand is growing by the day. To meet the demand, which is surging sharply, the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) has turned to tap solar energy in a big way. After the world’s largest solar plant in Pavagada was commissioned […]

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Work on proposed 5000MW solar park in Pavagada to commence soon

D.K. Shivakumar, Karnataka’s Energy minister has stated that the proposed 5000MW solar park at Pavagada in Tumakuru district will start soon. Speaking at the valedictory of the training programme for linemen, engineers, accounts officers and other staff of KPTCL and Hescom and KPTCL, the energy minister said that the plant is tipped to be one […]

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